New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaking on Tuesday at the Jacob Javits Convention Centre, which is being converted to a hospital to help fight the state’s coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Getty Images via AFP New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaking on Tuesday at the Jacob Javits Convention Centre, which is being converted to a hospital to help fight the state’s coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Getty Images via AFP
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaking on Tuesday at the Jacob Javits Convention Centre, which is being converted to a hospital to help fight the state’s coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Getty Images via AFP

Coronavirus: New York governor warns pandemic’s impact will hit harder and sooner than expected

  • Andrew Cuomo, whose state accounts for more than half the cases in the US, says the search for medical equipment has turned desperate and seeks federal help
  • New Yorkers are required to self quarantine for 14 days after leaving the state; anyone who has traveled to New York asked to self isolate, Pence says

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaking on Tuesday at the Jacob Javits Convention Centre, which is being converted to a hospital to help fight the state’s coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Getty Images via AFP New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaking on Tuesday at the Jacob Javits Convention Centre, which is being converted to a hospital to help fight the state’s coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Getty Images via AFP
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaking on Tuesday at the Jacob Javits Convention Centre, which is being converted to a hospital to help fight the state’s coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Getty Images via AFP
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